Hamilton Field House

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Hamilton Field House
Former names Broncho Field House
Location 100 N. University Ave
Edmond, OK 73034
Coordinates 35°39′36″N 97°28′18″W / 35.660064°N 97.471752°W / 35.660064; -97.471752
Owner University of Central Oklahoma
Operator University of Central Oklahoma
Capacity 3,000
Surface Multi-surface
Broke ground 1963
Opened January 8, 1965
Renovated 2001
Central Oklahoma Bronchos Men's & Women's Basketball
Central Oklahoma Bronchos wrestling
Central Oklahoma Bronchos women's volleyball

Coordinates: 35°39′36″N 97°28′18″W / 35.660064°N 97.471752°W / 35.660064; -97.471752 Hamilton Field House is a 3,000 -seat multi-purposee on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) in Edmond, Oklahoma, and is home to the Central Oklahoma Bronchos men's and women's basketball teams, as well as volleyball, and wrestling.


It opened on January 8, 1965 when the Central Oklahoma men’s basketball team defeated intrastate rival Northeastern State University 64–52. Prior to this the Bronchos played in the much smaller Wantland Hall, which now serves as the university's physical education building.[1] The 3,000-seat facility was renamed from Hamilton Field House in 1993 in honor of longtime coach and athletic director Dale E. Hamilton, the driving force in the building’s planning and construction.[2][3] It was previously known as Broncho Field House. Hamilton Field House is also the home facility for the volleyball and wrestling teams. Numerous other events, including the university’s graduation ceremonies, are held in the building.[4] The facility was renovated before the 2001-02 season, including chairback seats installed near the arena floor level.


  1. ^ "Wantland Hall". University of Central Oklahoma. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Building Years" (PDF). University of Central Oklahoma Athletics. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ "UCO to Rename Field House After Living Legend Hamilton". newsok.com. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Hamilton Field House". University of Central Oklahoma Athletics. Retrieved March 23, 2015.